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THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools curriculum and instruction director Nikki Nash gave the TRCS Board of Education an update on the district’s school re-opening plan during their meeting via teleconference Monday. The update comes as Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released the state’s...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Casey Tobias, a friend of Laura Jacobs, the woman killed in a June 18 hit-and-run in Three Rivers, places a stone in a memorial garden during a celebration of life ceremony for Jacobs at the house in Three Rivers where they both resided.
THREE RIVERS — Around two dozen friends and family members of a woman killed in a hit-and-run in Three Rivers celebrated her life with a small ceremony Saturday. The ceremony honored the life of the victim, 62-year-old Laura Jacobs of Three Rivers. The hit-and-run she was involved in on June 18 is...
CENTREVILLE — A local pastor and former Community Mental Health recipient rights officer was approved Monday as the newest member of the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District Board of Education. Terry Cropper, a resident of the Centreville Public Schools district, was approved by unanimous...
CENTREVILLE — There will be no fair in St. Joseph County this year. In a release Monday, the fair’s board of directors announced the cancellation of the 2020 St. Joseph County Grange Fair, originally scheduled for Sept. 20-26, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In their release, the board said the...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools officials confirmed Monday that the Three Rivers High School graduation ceremony scheduled for July 9 will not go on as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Three Rivers High School Principal Carrie Balk said during Monday’s TRCS Board of Education...
Photo courtesy EGLE - Pictured is the Portage Plant Dam in Three Rivers, one of five state-regulated dams in Michigan rated as “poor” with a high hazard potential by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. It has come under more scrutiny in recent weeks following the failure of the Edenville Dam in Midland County, with the main problems being deterioration and what the state calls a “delinquent owner.” According to records, a formal inspection of the dam has not occurred since 2002.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers is home to a dam rated as one of the five worst in the state of Michigan. The Portage Plant Dam, located on the Portage River near Hoffman Pond, has been under increased scrutiny in the weeks following the failure of the Edenville Dam in Midland County back in May. The...
THREE RIVERS — As a kid, Steven Zavala was always fascinated by video games. Zavala, a 2009 Three Rivers High School graduate, said his fascination started out at a young age by playing the Super Nintendo Entertainment System at his babysitter’s house. “That was my first experience with games that...
CENTREVILLE — As COVID-19 continues to increase the demand for internet access, and the resources normally available to those without access to broadband internet at home are limited, partners throughout St. Joseph County are working with the Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC)...
CENTREVILLE — During their monthly meeting via teleconference Tuesday, the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH) Board of Directors approved an informal offer from the St. Joe Community Co-op to purchase one of their buildings at 307 W. Chicago Rd. in...
CENTREVILLE — In what is expected to be an intriguing race to be St. Joseph County Treasurer, one candidate with experience at both the township and county level has thrown her hat in the ring. Tammy Rigby, a clerk at the St. Joseph County Treasurer’s Office and the current Nottawa Township...

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